Tangalle is a beautiful coastal town located on the eastern shoreline of Matara. This small town is a famous fishing port and a top tourist destination. It is an ideal location for those seeking privacy since you can easily find a stretch of beach away from crowds to enjoy on your own. There are wide stretches of beaches offering a huge variety of activities like sunbathing, surfing, windsurfing, nature tours, parks, sightseeing and boat tours. But if you really want to do something different, something that’s unique to Tangalle, then Rekawa Lagoon Canoeing is the activity for you!
The Rekawa Lagoon is a coastal water body that is separated from the sea by a tiny strip of beach. It is home to a wide variety of marine life, both flora and fauna. This beautiful stretch of inland water is surrounded by lush mangroves teaming with life of its own. There is no question that you will be captivated by the sheer ambience of this location alone.
What makes Rekawa Lagoon Canoeing so unique is the immersive experience you get from paddling across the crystal-clear waters that are teeming with unique wildlife. You can enjoy the tranquillity of the calm waters as the coastal breeze eases your mind as you float among the mangroves. So, make sure you head over to Rekawa Lagoon the next time you’re down South. Enjoy a lush, natural setting and make sure you keep your eyes peeled for some of the exotic wildlife that is unique to the area.